Karlsruhe, 4.09.2012. With a silver award in the International Business Awards, Gameforge has once again received a much coveted recognition. The so-called ‘Stevie’ honours the extraordinary accomplishments of companies across a range of sectors and categories on global scale. The internationally active provider of online games with its head office in Karlsruhe, Germany, attained second place in the category “Company of the Year 2012 – Media & Entertainment”. The jury of the International Business award comprises of around 200 leading managers.
Gameforge already received a further current corporate distinction in May of this year, with the Red Herring Award. These prizes follow in a long line of awards for the company and its online games: http://corporate.gameforge.com/en/company/awards/.
With winning the silver Stevie, Gameforge has also been nominated for the organisation’s People’s Choice Awards. Industry specialists have until September 21 to vote for their favourites : http://favoritecompanies.stevieawards.com/default.cfm.
With an impressive portfolio of around 20 titles and over 380 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) in the western hemisphere. The internationally active corporate group, based in Karlsruhe, offers its online games in more than 50 languages. Its portfolio includes client-based game worlds such as AION, TERA, Europe’s most successful MMOG Metin2, 4Story, Runes of Magic, Elsword, Wizard101 and RaiderZ as well as browser-based online games such as the award-winning Ikariam and OGame. The company employs approximately 600 staff members at its Karlsruhe and Berlin locations. Gameforge was founded by its CEO Alexander Rösner in 2003.